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Fathers of the Year honored
Ethnic Heritage Museum (EHM) President Sue Lewandowski (left) presents Thomas Grady with a plaque honoring him as Irish Gallery Father of the Year Sunday, June 6, at the museum’s 20th International Music Festival. Other Fathers of the Year recognized at the event at the Lithuanian Club were Pastor Perry Bennett, African-American Gallery; Rodolfo Valdez, Hispanic Gallery; Joseph Bruscato, Italian Gallery; Claude C. Zuba, Lithuanian Gallery; and Stephen Ostrowski, Polish Gallery. EHM, 1129 S. Main St., will host a Bobbin Lace Workshop June 13. For more about the museum, call (815) 962-7402 or visit www.ethnicheritagemuseum.org.